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Kualitas Hidup Pasien Diabetes Melitus Tipe 2 di Puskesmas Se Kota Kupang

Diabetes Mellitus is well known as a chronic disease which can lead to a decrease in quality of life in all domains. The study aims to explore the diabetic type 2 patient's quality of life and find out the factors affecting in type 2 diabetic mellitus patients. The cross-sectional study design is used that included 65 patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus, in 11 public health centers of Kupang City. Data were collected by using Short Form Survey (SF-36) that assessed 8-scale health profile. Independent sample t-test is used to analyze the correlation between the factors affecting and the quality of life. the study showed that the QoL of DM patients decreased in all 8- health profile including physical functioning, social functioning, mental health, general health, pain, change in the role due to physical problems and emotional problems. The Study also showed there was a relationship between gender, duration of suffering from Diabetes mellitus, and complications to the quality of life. Male perceived a better quality of life than female.
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Uji Aktivitas Antioksidan Infusa Daun Kelor (Moringa Oleifera, Lamk) dengan Metode 1,1- Diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (Dpph)

Free radicals are known to mediate a variety of diseases. Some plants such as the chemical content of phenolic compounds and flavonoids have been reported to correlate to the activity of free radical scavenging. One of the plants that have the potential as a catcher of free radicals is moringa (Moringa oleifera, Lamk). This research is to test the antioxidant activity and how much the activity of antioxidants found in Moringa leaves infuse spectrophotometry with DPPH. Moringa leaves infuse made in various concentrations. Absorbance measurements carried out at a wavelength of 517.6 nm todetermine the% reduction of free radicals, followed by calculating the IC50 value. The results showed that infuse the leaves of Moringa (Moringa oleifera, Lamk) has a very weak antioxidant activity with an IC50 value of 2151.33 ppm.
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Gambaran Pemberian Obat Masal Pencegahan Kaki Gajah di Wilayah Kerja Puskesmas Welamosa Kecamatan Wewaria Kabupaten Ende Tahun 2011-2015

Elephant Foot Disease (Lymphatic Filariasis), hereinafter referred to as filariasis, is a chronic infectious disease caused by filarial worms that attack the lymph nodes. Data from the Ende District Health Office shows that up to 2015 there were 233 cases of filariasis with the highest number found in the welamosa Public Health Center in the authority district of 67 people. The purpose of this study was to determine the description of mass drug prevention of elephantiasis in the working area of Welamosa Health Center in Wewaria District, Ende Regency in 2011-2015. The type of research used is descriptive with a cross-sectional design using a stratified random sampling technique with a sample of 380 samples. The results showed that people who drank mass medicine to prevent elephantiasis in 2011 amounted to 51%, in 2012 amounted to 52%, in 2013 amounted to 56%, in 2014 and 2015 respectively 62%. People who do not take medication are caused by not getting medication and not taking medication. Residents who get the medicine but do not drink it are more due to no desire to drink that because of the side effects of drugs/allergies while the people who do not get the medicine are more due to the unwillingness/willingness to take the drug.
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